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Capital Region Winners Celebrate Small Business Success on May 8th

Advisory Date: Monday, May 13, 2013
Release Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Release Number: 13-25
Contact: Rachael Stanton 315-471-9393 ext. 244

ALBANY, N.Y. – Small businesses from a variety of industries, from meat markets to salons, will be recognized at the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 15th Annual Small Business Excellence Awards luncheon in Albany on Wednesday.

SBA, the New York Business Development Corporation, area lenders and economic developers will recognize these successful businesses at a luncheon and awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 8th at 11:30 AM. The luncheon will be emceed by WRGB’s news anchor Greg Floyd and held at The Albany Marriott Hotel in Albany.

In addition to 16 Small Business Excellence award winners, SBA will recognize the Albany Small Business Development Center with a Regional Small Business Week award for its outstanding achievements. A detailed profile on each Small Business Excellence award winner will be available at the luncheon on May 8.

Business owners, bankers and SBA’s Syracuse District Director will be available for interviews before and after the event. A list of the Small Business Excellence winners is attached. If you need information on an individual winner, please contact Rachael Stanton at the SBA Syracuse office at (315) 471-9393, ext. 244.

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Business: Business Automation Services, Inc.
Owner:  George Vitti
Selected by: Pioneer Bank
Address: 661 Plank Road
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Business: Christopher Brian Salon
Owner:  Christopher Feml
Selected by: Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce
Address: 192 Remsen Street
Cohoes, NY 12047

Business: Comfort Kitchen, Inc.
Owner:  Rory Moran
Selected by: New York Business Development Corporation
Address: 454 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Business: Happy Camping RV
Owners: Hans Michielen, Pam Michielen
Selected by: North Country Small Business Development Center
Address: 8089 State Route 3
Vermontville, NY 12989

Business: Green's
Owners: Al Green, Madeline Green
Selected by: Empire State Certified Development Corporation
Address: 1207 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12205

Business: Local Motion Physical Therapy
Owner:  Jason Campopiano
Selected by: NBT Bank
Address: 9 Broad Street
Glens Falls, NY 12804

Business: Maple Leaf Childcare Center, Inc.
Owners: John Moran, Linda Moran
Selected by: First National Bank of Scotia
Address: 3509 Carman Road
Schenectady, NY 12303

Business: Mohawk Resources, Ltd.
Owner:  Steven Perlstein
Selected by: Albany Small Business Development Center
Address: PO Box 110
Amsterdam, NY 12010

Business: Polyset Company, Inc.
Owners: Rajat Ghoshal, Nil Ghoshal
Selected by: Bank of America
Address: 65 Hudson Avenue
Mechanicville, NY 12118

Business: Precision Extrusion, Inc.
Owners: Michael Badera, Rosy Wang
Selected by: TD Bank, N.A.
Address: 12 Glens Falls Technical Park
Glens Falls, NY 12801

Business: Romeo Chevrolet Buick GMC LLC
Owners: Leonard Romeo, Kathy Romeo
Selected by: Glens Falls National Bank & Trust Company
Address: 1665 Ulter Avenue
Lake Katrine, NY 12449

Business: Sanders Meat Market
Owners: Tim Sanders, Heidi Sanders
Selected by: Saratoga National Bank & Trust
Address: 2100 Doubleday Avenue
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

Business: Siena Fence, Inc.
Owners: Christopher Litchfield, Seth Yates
Selected by: M&T Bank
Address: 202 Ushers Road
Clifton Park, NY 12065

Business: Sunderland Leather Co., Inc.
Owners: Matt Smrtic, Leslie Smrtic, 
Selected by: KeyBank
Address: 233 Kingsboro Avenue
Gloversville, NY  12078

Business: Transfinder Corporation
Owner:  Antonio Civitella
Selected by: NBT Bank
Address: 120 Erie Boulevard
Schenectady, NY 12305

Business: Zieker Eye Ophthalmology, PC
Owner:  Dr. Christopher Zieker
Selected by: The Adirondack Trust Company
Address: 14 Mountain Ledge Drive
Wilton, NY 12831

 

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